• What are the myths and realities surrounding public response?

 

Joseph Trainor, University of Delaware

 

• How are text messaging and its use for alerts and warnings evolving?

 

Peter White, AT&T Wireless

 

Moderator:

 

Garry L. Briese, Briese and Associates/Center for New Media and Resiliency

11:15

Current Use of Text Messages for Alerts and Warnings: Experiences and Lessons Learned

 

• Counties

 

Barbara Childs-Pair, former Director, District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency

 

• Universities

 

Michael Mulhare, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

 

Moderator:

 

Darrell Darnell, Office on Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Policy and Strategy, White House National Security Staff

1:30 p.m.

Messaging, Risk Communications, and Risk Perception

 

• What is known about communicating risk and messaging? How does this apply to CMAS, which will deliver 90-character text messages to cell phones?

 

Participants:

 

Timothy Sellnow, University of Kentucky

Matthew Seeger, Wayne State University

 

Moderator:

 

Brett Hansard, Argonne National Laboratory



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